Ritchie Bros. to hold record-breaking Grand Opening auction in Houston

HOUSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Next week, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its new permanent auction site in Houston, Texas with a record-breaking unreserved public auction (March 25 – 27, 2009). Several months ago, the auction site was filled with trucks and supplies being used by crews restoring power in the wake of Hurricane Ike; now it is filled with millions of dollars of heavy equipment and trucks that will be sold next week….more at msnmoney